It looks like Steve Jobs will have to work harder on the next set of displays for his iPads and iPhones. The Retina displays are known to have one of the best screens on any device on sale at the moment. The high resolution on the retina displays were used as a USP to sell them to the public.
I want some high-res goodness
But now, Samsung and Nouvoyance have demoed the industry’s first 10.1-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) LCD display. At the launch, Joel Pollack, executive vice president of Nouvoyance said, “In order to develop tablets with the form and function that consumers demand, a design engineer ultimately has to determine how to get the highest resolution display possible, while still fitting within the overall power budget for their design”. The panel uses PenTile technology used in the displays,improvesthe brightness, resolution, contrast as well as power consumption of the said display.
According to Dr. Sungtae Shin, Senior VP of Samsung Electronics, Samsung’s “PenTile display technology is the only display technology that operates at 40 percent less power yet provides twice that of Full HD-viewing performance for consumers compared to legacy RGB stripe LCDs. There is no other commercial display technology on the market today that offers this high of a resolution and pixel density in a 10.1-inch size display”.
Now that Samsung and Nouvoyance have given the world this technology, let’s hope companies adopt it quickly and we receive some high resolution eye candy.